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Kenny leads Lady Wolves to 5th consecutive win

Delaney Kenny is following in her older sister's footsteps while Kaleigh is busy playing college basketball for Findlay University. Delaney, the starting point guard for the Lady Wolves, now in only her sophomore year, scored a career high 17 points in the 36-33 win over Rochester Adams, Jan....more >>

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Nicholas Schummer has been named to the president's list at Northwood University for the fall 2010 semester with a 3.94 grade point average. Only 4.8 percent of Northwood University students are eligible for the president's list....more >>

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Macey Audrey Toutant Steven and Jessica Toutant of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Macey Audrey Toutant. Macey was born at 11:45 p.m., Nov. 8 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

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Academics

Emily Katherine Armstrong has been named to the dean's honor list with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2010 semester at Michigan State University-Honors College. Emily is enrolled in the College of Natural Science, majoring in human biology....more >>
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Engagment

Nedry-Wilson Thomas and Carin Nedry of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christa Ann, to Michael Ryan Wilson, son of Robert and Brenda Wilson of Burton....more >>
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Natalia Gia Mastrianni

Terrie Mastrianni and Dave Ward of Brandon Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalia Gia Mastrianni. Natalia was born at 11:29 a.m., Jan. 14, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Engagement

William and Carol Millar of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Aaron Jonathan, to Rhonda Leigh, daughter of Roland and Frances Moody of Florida. The bride-to-be graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2000 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design....more >>

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Cancelled for Tuesday Feb....more >>
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Born August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
August 1st
in history
1740: Thomas Arne's song Rule Britannia is performed for the first time.
1759: British and Hanoverian armies defeat the French at the Battle of Minden, Germany.
1790: The first enumeration by the U.S. Census Bureau is completed. It shows a population of 3,939,326 located in 16 states and the Ohio territory. Virginia is the most populous state with 747,610 inhabitants. The census compilation cost $44,377.
1791: Robert Carter III, a Virginia plantation owner, frees all 500 of his slaves in the largest private emancipation in U.S. history.An 1839 mutiny aboard a Spanish ship in Cuban waters raised basic questions about freedom and slavery in the United States.
1798: Admiral Horatio Nelson routs the French fleet in the Battle of the Nile at Aboukir Bay, Egypt.